First Christmas with his girls for father wrongly jailed for child crueltyFamily broken up in 2007 when Ben Butler was accused of abusing child Ellie Mr Butler was forced to share jail cell with a convicted child abuserParents say reuniting with kids is like 'suddenly having grown up twins'The girls and their parents are enjoying their first Christmas as 'a proper family' | UPDATED: 00:05 GMT, 24 December 2012 With their two smiling daughters cuddled up on his knee and his loving partner by his side, Ben Butler looks every inch the contented father. But such scenes of simple domestic bliss are a new experience for all of them – after the family was ripped apart when he was wrongly jailed for child cruelty. It took three years to clear his name and two more for he and the girls' mother Jennie Gray to win back Ellie and Isabella after a series of legal battles.
That's hen-tertainment! Pin-up calendar for hens featuring ruffled roosters and cool cockerels meant to improve egg quality | UPDATED: 21:17 GMT, 9 December 2012 Rugged exterior and cocky poses are a given for pinup-calendars, however these models are a whole new breed as they prance for photographs for the world's first calendar for hens.
Sorry, darling, I spent all the Christmas cash on Fido: Pet owners splurge more money on presents for their animals than for partners At least 75% of pet-owners buy gifts for their four-legged friendsSome 66% spend more on a pet than a partnerAverage spend is 38Pets At Home have already sold 49,000 pet advent calenders in the UK | UPDATED: 11:07 GMT, 30 November 2012 Britain's boyfriends and girlfriends may well be getting present envy this festive season. Especially when they look under the tree on Christmas morning and find the dog has more presents than they do